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RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP update



Kate Feng wrote:
> Joel Sherrill wrote:
>   
>> Any chance of getting a patch to apply to the
>> RTEMS source base?
>>     
> The attached mvme5500-patch.tar.gz  contains two files :
> mvme5500-rtems4.8.0-2009319.diff
> mvme5500-rtems4.9.1-20090319.diff
>
> I tried to file a PR, but it seems that there are some problems
> with the bug tracking system : bugzilla.  I could not even view
> https://www.rtems.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1385
> It was OK last week, though. 
>   
We got a new bugzilla version in an update and apparently
it needed touching by hand.

It is back up now.  Weird update.

--joel
> Kate
>
>   
>> --joel sherrill
>> RTEMS
>>
>> Kate Feng wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The stable version of RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP is posted at
>>> http://www.nsls.bnl.gov/facility/expsys/software/EPICS/
>>> The "RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP v1.4.9.1", was tested
>>> under RTEMS 4.9.1, and the "RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP v1.4.8.0"
>>> was tested under RTEMS 4.8.0..
>>>
>>> The highlights of the change are :
>>>
>>> 1)  Use the GT_GPP_Value register (0xf104) instead of the
>>> GT_GPP_Interrupt_Cause register (0xf108) to monitor the cause
>>> of the level sensitive interrupts. See irq/BSP_irq.c.
>>> This is an unique solution which solves part of the bugs in
>>> the BSP, which especially affects the 1GHz network driver.
>>>
>>> 2) There is no change in the 100 MHz network driver. Thus,
>>> its performance stays the same.  Some bugs were fixed in the
>>> 1GHz network drivers (e.g. if_wm.c).
>>>
>>> 3)Enable "PCI Read Agressive Prefetch", "PCI Read Line Agressive 
>>> Prefetch",
>>> and "PCI Read Multiple Agressive Prefetch" to improve the performance of
>>> the PCI based applications (e.g. 1GHz network driver). See 
>>> pci/pci_interface.c.
>>> However, performance is driven by applications.
>>>
>>> There is no known bug at this point.  Any feedback which is related to
>>> the RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP would be highly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Hope this helps,
>>> Kate
>>>
>>>
>>>
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